The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Data Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Analyst
Rank 182 146 139
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 294 378 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.33% 1.60% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 1.69% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 278 231
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 15
Median hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% -26.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.80 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.60% +8.57%
Data Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21075 22337 22455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.06% 94.76% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15093 15690 15395
Median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 370 420
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £52.17 £40.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

Data Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Data Analyst in the job title.

Data Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in London

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Analyst across the London region.

Data Analyst Daily Rate Trend in London

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analyst across the London region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Data Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in London

Data Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Analyst across the London region.

Data Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in London

Data Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analyst across the London region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Data Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Data Analyst
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -19 47 £400 -11.11% 14
Canary Wharf +10 8 £338 -28.94%
Feltham +3 8 £450 +22.44% 1
Uxbridge +3 3 - -
Croydon -13 3 £250 +257.14% 1
Brentford +4 2 - -
Hammersmith - 2 £375 -
Twickenham +1 1 - -
Greenwich - 1 £142 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Data Analyst
England

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, Data Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 291 (48.26%) SQL
2 223 (36.98%) Finance
3 203 (33.67%) Data Analysis
4 130 (21.56%) Banking
5 125 (20.73%) Analytical Skills
6 120 (19.90%) Data Modelling
7 110 (18.24%) Migration
8 108 (17.91%) Data Quality
9 93 (15.42%) Business Intelligence
10 92 (15.26%) MS Excel
11 87 (14.43%) Analytics
11 87 (14.43%) Data Migration
12 81 (13.43%) Data Management
13 66 (10.95%) Data Warehouse
14 60 (9.95%) Microsoft
15 59 (9.78%) SAS
16 55 (9.12%) SQL Server
17 51 (8.46%) Business Analysis
18 49 (8.13%) Oracle
18 49 (8.13%) ETL
19 48 (7.96%) Stakeholder Management
20 47 (7.79%) Degree
21 45 (7.46%) Tableau
22 44 (7.30%) Marketing
23 43 (7.13%) Data Cleansing
23 43 (7.13%) Validation
24 41 (6.80%) Data Transformation
25 40 (6.63%) Agile Software Development
26 38 (6.30%) Retail
27 37 (6.14%) Data Architecture

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 59 (9.78%) SAS
2 12 (1.99%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.66%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.33%) Confluence
4 2 (0.33%) Facebook Platform
4 2 (0.33%) IBM Domino
4 2 (0.33%) IIS
5 1 (0.17%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 92 (15.26%) MS Excel
2 34 (5.64%) MS Office
3 22 (3.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 22 (3.65%) Spreadsheet
4 9 (1.49%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.83%) SPSS
6 4 (0.66%) MS Project
7 1 (0.17%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 9 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.16%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (1.00%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.66%) HFM
4 4 (0.66%) Hyperion Planning
5 3 (0.50%) FastStats
5 3 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.50%) SAP HR
5 3 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.33%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.33%) BPCS
6 2 (0.33%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.33%) Radian6
6 2 (0.33%) Relativity
6 2 (0.33%) SAP MDM
6 2 (0.33%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.17%) RMDS
7 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.99%) Google Analytics
2 7 (1.16%) SuccessFactors
3 4 (0.66%) AdWords
3 4 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.50%) SaaS
5 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.33%) Office 365
5 2 (0.33%) SmartFocus
6 1 (0.17%) Force.com
6 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.17%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.50%) Internet
2 1 (0.17%) DSL
2 1 (0.17%) Multicast
2 1 (0.17%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (10.95%) Data Warehouse
2 55 (9.12%) SQL Server
3 33 (5.47%) Relational Database
4 27 (4.48%) Data Mining
5 25 (4.15%) Big Data
5 25 (4.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 24 (3.98%) Hadoop
7 23 (3.81%) MySQL
7 23 (3.81%) QlikView
8 22 (3.65%) BusinessObjects
8 22 (3.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 20 (3.32%) MS Access
10 16 (2.65%) DB2
11 14 (2.32%) Oracle Database
12 11 (1.82%) IBM InfoSphere
12 11 (1.82%) NoSQL
12 11 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
13 9 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
14 8 (1.33%) JasperReports
15 7 (1.16%) GIS
Development Applications
1 6 (1.00%) ERwin
1 6 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (0.66%) JIRA
3 3 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (0.50%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 223 (36.98%) Finance
2 130 (21.56%) Banking
3 44 (7.30%) Marketing
4 38 (6.30%) Retail
5 34 (5.64%) Investment Banking
6 19 (3.15%) Telecoms
7 16 (2.65%) Financial Institution
8 14 (2.32%) Legal
9 12 (1.99%) Back Office
9 12 (1.99%) Front Office
10 9 (1.49%) Law
10 9 (1.49%) Publishing
11 5 (0.83%) Advertising
11 5 (0.83%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.66%) Local Government
12 4 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.50%) Electronics
13 3 (0.50%) International Banking
14 2 (0.33%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.65%) XML
2 5 (0.83%) D3.js
3 4 (0.66%) .NET
3 4 (0.66%) CSS
3 4 (0.66%) HTML
3 4 (0.66%) Regular Expression
3 4 (0.66%) XML Schema
4 3 (0.50%) Apache Flex
4 3 (0.50%) FpML
5 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.17%) COM
5 1 (0.17%) EDI
5 1 (0.17%) HTML5
5 1 (0.17%) jQuery
5 1 (0.17%) Kafka
5 1 (0.17%) Mason
5 1 (0.17%) MDX
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.17%) PostGIS
5 1 (0.17%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 125 (20.73%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (5.14%) Visualisation
3 29 (4.81%) Reference Data
4 28 (4.64%) Fixed Income
5 23 (3.81%) Credit Risk
6 22 (3.65%) Data Extraction
7 21 (3.48%) Data Integration
8 19 (3.15%) Management Information System
9 16 (2.65%) Mathematics
9 16 (2.65%) Statistics
10 15 (2.49%) FMCG
11 14 (2.32%) Equities
12 13 (2.16%) Data Structures
13 9 (1.49%) Derivative
14 8 (1.33%) Social Media
15 6 (1.00%) Market Risk
15 6 (1.00%) NHS
16 5 (0.83%) Learning Management System
16 5 (0.83%) User Experience
17 4 (0.66%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 13 (2.16%) Windows
2 6 (1.00%) Unix
3 4 (0.66%) Linux
4 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.17%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (33.67%) Data Analysis
2 120 (19.90%) Data Modelling
3 110 (18.24%) Migration
4 93 (15.42%) Business Intelligence
5 87 (14.43%) Analytics
5 87 (14.43%) Data Migration
6 81 (13.43%) Data Management
7 51 (8.46%) Business Analysis
8 49 (8.13%) ETL
9 48 (7.96%) Stakeholder Management
10 43 (7.13%) Data Cleansing
10 43 (7.13%) Validation
11 41 (6.80%) Data Transformation
12 40 (6.63%) Agile Software Development
13 37 (6.14%) Data Architecture
14 36 (5.97%) Data Mapping
15 33 (5.47%) CRM
16 30 (4.98%) Asset Management
16 30 (4.98%) Project Management
17 29 (4.81%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 291 (48.26%) SQL
2 32 (5.31%) VBA
3 19 (3.15%) R
4 17 (2.82%) Python
5 15 (2.49%) PL/SQL
6 13 (2.16%) Java
6 13 (2.16%) T-SQL
7 12 (1.99%) C++
8 10 (1.66%) C#
9 8 (1.33%) JavaScript
10 7 (1.16%) PowerShell
11 4 (0.66%) SAS Macro
12 2 (0.33%) Perl
12 2 (0.33%) VB
12 2 (0.33%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.17%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.17%) C
13 1 (0.17%) Groovy
13 1 (0.17%) VC++
Qualifications
1 47 (7.79%) Degree
2 23 (3.81%) Security Cleared
3 15 (2.49%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.16%) CIMA
5 6 (1.00%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.83%) ISEB
7 4 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.66%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (0.66%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.33%) ACCA
8 2 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.17%) CFA
9 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.17%) MBA
9 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.17%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (17.91%) Data Quality
2 16 (2.65%) QA
3 10 (1.66%) ISO20022
4 8 (1.33%) Solvency II
5 5 (0.83%) Basel II
5 5 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.83%) MiFID
6 2 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.33%) EMIR
6 2 (0.33%) FATCA
6 2 (0.33%) SLA
7 1 (0.17%) BS7666
7 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.17%) SAS 70
System Software
1 2 (0.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.17%) HDFS
2 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.17%) Samba
2 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (0.66%) Oracle EDQ
1 4 (0.66%) Thomson Reuters DACS
2 2 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.17%) DBAmp
3 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 60 (9.95%) Microsoft
2 49 (8.13%) Oracle
3 45 (7.46%) Tableau
4 34 (5.64%) SAP
5 26 (4.31%) Teradata
6 18 (2.99%) Bloomberg
7 14 (2.32%) Salesforce.com
8 13 (2.16%) IBM
9 12 (1.99%) Google
9 12 (1.99%) Sybase
10 11 (1.82%) Alteryx
11 8 (1.33%) Netezza
12 6 (1.00%) Adobe
12 6 (1.00%) Cognos
13 4 (0.66%) GoldenSource
13 4 (0.66%) Hyperion
13 4 (0.66%) i2
14 3 (0.50%) Ab Initio
14 3 (0.50%) Omniture
14 3 (0.50%) Reuters
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